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  • Chinese company buys Complete Genomics for $117.6 million

    Chinese company buys Complete Genomics for $117.6 million
    Mountain View, Calif., company Complete Genomics Inc. agreed to a buyout offer from Chinese genomics firm BGI-Shenzen, an acquisition the two businesses are valuing at $117.6 million The $3.15-a-share offer comes a few months after Complete Genomics said...
  • Legg implements new capital plan

    Legg implements new capital plan
    Legg Mason's stock rose nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday on news that the company will pay off $1.25 billion in senior notes held by private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to reduce its outstanding debt. Its shares gained $1.67 to close at $24.05...
  • Winnebago RV maker rejects $321.5 million takeover bid

    Winnebago RV maker rejects $321.5 million takeover bid
    Winnebago Industries Inc., maker of the cult favorite recreational vehicles, reviewed and rejected an unsolicited $321.5 million takeover bid from a private equity firm Friday. In a letter, North Street Capital offered $11 per share in cash for Winnebago...
  • Walgreen pays $6.7 billion for Boots stake as sales fall, stock wavers

    Drugstore chain Walgreen Co.’s deal Tuesday with European pharmaceutical, health and beauty giant Alliance Boots is one best described with words such as “largest,” “biggest” and “most.” Walgreens, the biggest U....
  • Teel Time: Tom O'Brien rejoining Virginia football coaching staff; promotion for Hagans

    Teel Time: Tom O'Brien rejoining Virginia football coaching staff; promotion for Hagans
    Percolating for weeks, Tom O’Brien’s return to Virginia’s football coaching staff as associate head coach became reality Thursday. The final hurdle was O’Brien’s contract at North Carolina State, which fired him as head...
  • Part one: Zell's big gamble

    Part one: Zell's big gamble
    Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co. Slinging one-...
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying Heinz ketchup company

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying Heinz ketchup company
    Warren Buffett has been very publicly casting about for a big deal – and he's found one in the Heinz ketchup company. Through his investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway, the famed investor is teaming up with a Brazilian private-equity firm to acquire...
  • On thin ice

    On thin ice
    Before they began practice one recent morning in Salt Lake City, Olympic bronze medalist Lana Gehring of Glenview and four other elite speedskaters had to assemble protective pads around the walls of a municipal rink. Working in tandem, the skaters...
  • 99 Cents Only Stores buyout bid seen as too cheap

     
    Wall Street’s message to 99 Cents Only Stores Inc.: That can’t be your best price! Shares of the City of Commerce-based discount retailer zoomed Friday after management and L.A. buyout firm Leonard Green Partners offered $19.09 a share to...
  • 99 Cents Only shares surge as buyout expectations heat up

     
    Shares of 99 Cents Only Stores Inc. jumped Monday after one of the company’s biggest shareholders said the business was worth as much as 23% more than a management buyout offer now on the table. The FBR Focus Fund, an......
  • Retail roundup: Bookstore chains, Westfield family program, Lands' End swimsuit campaign

     
    -- It's been a busy week for the nation's most well-known bookstore chains. On Thursday, Barnes & Noble announced that it had received a buyout offer from Liberty Media for $17 a share in cash. And Borders is reportedly in......